Multi-use

Cavi-Break

Strip

Industry-leading thermal break and cavity batten for timber or steel construction

Introducing

 

The new Cavi-Break Strip

How does it work?

Watch our Cavi-Break® Strip installation in action at a Brooks Builders’ child care site

Each carton contains 70 Cavi-Break Strips or 84 linear meters, enough to batten up no less than 35 studs, but still is lightweight to carry.

The productivity gains for the Cavi-Break Strip must be experienced to be believed. Call 1300 430 949 or send us a message to try it for yourself.

What is it?

A superior, economical thermal break and cavity batten solution for residential & commercial builds

With a class-leading R-value of 0.58m² K/W, it is surpassing the National Construction Code’s (NCC) minimum R-value standard of 0.2m² K/W by nearly three times.

Innovative and economical for both timber and steel framing:

  • In steel frame applications, the Cavi-Break Strip excels by creating an enhanced thermal barrier at the interfaces between external cladding and the steel frame.
  • For timber framing, its effectiveness extends beyond thermal insulation. The cavity batten effectively combats condensation, rot, mildew and also boasts fire-retardant properties.

Key Benefits

There are many benefits for builders, fabricators and cladding suppliers using Cavi-Break®

  • Lightweight
  • Easy to handle, cut & install
  • 45mm x 20mm based on industry needs
  • Convenient 1200mm length
  • Will not compress (300KPa strength)
  • Self-adhesive that really works
  • Superior condensation management
  • Superior thermal properties (R-value of 0.58m² – 3 times Construction Code Standard)
  • 70 Cavi-Break strips or 84 linear meters per box (batten up 35 studs per box)
  • Direct delivery to site or purchase in-store

Customer Stories

Coco L Construction

“It was price efficient but also really labour efficient, which should attract many commercial builders on the market. Other products require additional labour during the attachment, such as fiber cement battens, because you have to screw them on and measure and make sure it’s all right.”

Zach Wen, Project Manager

Integrity New Homes Brisbane

“During our trial of the product we utilised the Cavi-Break Strips on the neighbouring build as they were so easy to handle, had great self-adhesive and saved time.”

Brooks Builders

“For us, it’s a no brainer. We’ll definitely be using the ATI Cavi-Strip in more projects. It’s just so simple and easy to use and cost effective, so it’s definitely the product we’ll be using ongoing.” 

Justin Brooks, Director

The ATI Story

Revolutionising Australian Building Efficiency

In both residential and light commercial construction sectors, prioritizing thermal efficiency and effective condensation management is essential. The industry-wide quest for high-performing thermal breaks and cavity battens that marry efficiency with cost-effectiveness is ongoing. Australian Thermal Industries (ATI) addresses this demand, dedicated to delivering premium solutions for Australian builders across various sectors.

With a keen eye on innovation and strategic procurement, ATI presents Cavi-Break®, a standout product developed to enhance thermal mitigation for steel framing and to provide dependable cavity battens for timber frames, ensuring superior condensation management and bolstering building integrity.

Contact us today

Cavi-Break® Strip is a lightweight, easy to apply and economical product that exceeds the minimum National Construction Code (NCC) requirement by almost 3 times.

Contact us today so that we can work with you on your project.

 

Did you know

ATI donates 1% of the sales revenue to the HIA Charitable Foundation (HIACF), which works to improve health and welfare outcomes in the housing industry, including mental health issues.

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